Il Paradisino is located in Sesto Fiorentino, a small town surrounded
by beautiful hills and the Apennine Mountains, just 6 km NW (4 miles)
from Florence historical centre and less than 1 hour driving from many
world-wide renowned art cities like Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Pistoia, Arezzo
and mediaeval villages like San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo as well
as the beautiful Val d’Orcia and Mugello countryside and the Chianti
We are about 2 hours and 30 minutes drive from Rome and Venice and about
3 hours from Milan the fashion capital of the world.
Our geographic position is absolutely exceptional to visit Florence (12
minutes ride by train) and the Tuscan region. You can establish your home
base in our Villa and drive everyday visiting different places. We are
3 km (1.8 miles) from the exit of A1, the most important Highway that
connect you with many cities and town.
If you prefer not to drive you can easily move by train or bus. The train
station is 15 minutes walking distance and the bus stop to Florence is
in front of the Villa.
You can also find lots of shops and facilities like banks, pharmacies,
restaurants, post office, theatre, pastry shops, bakeries, café’,
delly, groceries, tennis courts and more that are reachable within 10
minutes or less by foot.
Sesto Fiorentino, Etruscan and then Roman village, is famous for its artistic,
hand made and painting porcelain and nearby there are Richard Ginory porcelain
factory and its museum. Then you can visit the Etruscan tombs "La
Montagnola" and "La Mula", and the Medici Villas "Castello"
and "La Petraia", where you can visit the inside and the historic
Tuscan gardens outside.
Guests can also enjoy local horse riding, biking or just walking around
the Villa, shopping in the little centre or exploring the surrounding
countryside and forest on scenic paths seeing beautiful Historic Houses,
olive trees fields, gardens, enjoying the savoury scent of Tuscany aromatic
Each month you can find many events in the towns and villages around like
artisan markets, wine tasting, antiques markets and food festivals, street
theatre, concerts and more; please ask for details and we will be very
happy to help you to spend a wonderful time.
HOW TO REACH US - by
plane, by train, by car and bus
VISIT THE SURROUNDING
- take a walk and visit Valiversi, Richard Ginori, Piazzetta di Colonnata
with the small shops, the river with the vegtable gardens, the bridge
alla palancola, etruscan graves, Ville Medicee, and the Castle Calenzano